Training

A triathlete’s guide to warming up

We look at why a proficient warm-up prior to training and racing is so important
23 October 2014 at 16:41

Top ITU women confess to nerves ahead of Challenge Bahrain

Jodie Stimpson “extremely nervous” ahead of her long course debut this December
23 October 2014 at 11:02

Revealed – how HIIT workouts can help ‘activate’ genes

Study finds anaerobic high-intensity interval training provides aerobic endurance benefits
22 October 2014 at 17:15

Keswick Mountain Festival adds an ultramarathon for 2015

Ninth edition of Lake District sports bonanza includes three new trail runs alongside longstanding triathlons, sportives and more
22 October 2014 at 11:24

Sub-1hr session: Boost start speed

Prepare to go fast and hard with this 60min swim workout, designed to give you the edge on race day right from the hooter
21 October 2014 at 15:59

How to run like Gwen Jorgensen

We ask the 2014 ITU world champ’s coach Jamie Turner to talk us through her run form
20 October 2014 at 16:39

Blog: From hospital bed to racing Ironman Hawaii in just one month

Aussie age-grouper Tim Ballintine makes it to Kona despite a serious bike crash just weeks earlier, and discovers the importance of having a solid support crew…
20 October 2014 at 12:39

Video: Challenge Vichy highlights

All the action from this year’s iron distance race in central France compressed into 30mins, including lots of age-grouper shots
17 October 2014 at 11:45

Sub-1hr session: 1km run reps

Increase your speed, pace awareness and technique with this key track session from Germany's Jan Frodeno
16 October 2014 at 15:27

Bin the swim – why you should try duathlons this autumn

We look at the benefits of entering some run-bike-run races when the tri season closes, and how to avoid some common mistakes
15 October 2014 at 14:55

How the 'Ocean Walker' swim stroke can benefit triathletes

Swimming coach and long-distance record holder Adam Walker shares the stroke that enabled him to keep swimming when doctors were saying he should give the sport up
09 October 2014 at 15:19  (1)

Talkback: what's your most embarrassing tri numpty moment?

"The best laid plans of mice and men / often go awry" – Steinbeck was spot on
07 October 2014 at 17:16  (1)

Blog: Challenge Sophie bikes the Alpine Coast to Coast

British age-grouper Sophie Radcliffe describes cycling the length of the Alps and climbing its highest mountains in one month
07 October 2014 at 11:38

How to self-diagnose and treat a stress fracture

Our resident physio Emma Deakin looks at one of triathlon’s most common injuries
06 October 2014 at 14:15

Gallery: Snowman Triathlon 2014

Three course records smashed in Snowdonia last weekend, with Suzie Richards and Ewan Brown winning the full distance races
06 October 2014 at 11:13

Injury rules Melissa Hauschildt out of Kona 2014 debut

“Freak accident” to her pectoral muscle forces two-time Ironman 70.3 world champion to withdraw from the start line
06 October 2014 at 10:19

Jan Frodeno’s 10 top tips for stepping up to iron distance

We speak to Germany’s fast-finishing 2008 Olympic champion to hear how he went from ITU racing to Ironman
03 October 2014 at 16:51

Race Tips: the Snowman Triathlon

We ask 2013 winners Jane Hansom and Ewan Brown for their advice on how to tackle this end-of-season stinger in Snowdonia
03 October 2014 at 10:23

Celtman to hit BBC2 next week

Highlights of this year’s gruelling point-to-point triathlon in the Scottish Highlands to air on the Beeb’s ‘Adventure Show’
02 October 2014 at 13:38

Beat that runner’s stitch

Whether they strike in training or in races, stitches can be a real nuisance. We look at possible causes, and how to defeat them
01 October 2014 at 17:10  (1)